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Willie Nelson Celebrated at Concert for Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song

Kris Connor/Getty ImagesWillie Nelson‘s career was celebrated Wednesday night as the 2015 recipient of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Washington, D.C. Several musicians were on hand at the event to perform at the tribute, including Neil Young, Paul Simon, Rosanne Cash and Alison Krauss. Nelson closed the show with renditions of several tunes, including “Living ... Read More »

Olivia Newton-John’s “Summer Nights” Las Vegas Residency Extended Until December 2016

Credit: Denise TruscelloFans must honestly love Olivia Newton-John‘s hit-packed Summer Nights show at the Flamingo Las Vegas hotel and casino, because the pop legend’s Sin City residency has now been extended into December of 2016. The new run of confirmed dates includes a total of 49 performances — nine in January; 10 in July, August and October; seven in November; ... Read More »

Watch New Video for Keith Richards’ Upcoming Single, “Love Overdue”

Credit: Mark SeligerOn December 11, Keith Richards will release a new single from his recent solo album, Crosseyed Heart. “Love Overdue” is a horn-driven cover of a song by late reggae singer/songwriter Gregory Isaacs. An animated video has been created to accompany the song that you can watch now at the Rolling Stones guitarist’s official VEVO YouTube channel. The stylized ... Read More »

Music by Fleetwood Mac, Dylan, James Brown & More Inducted into Grammy Hall of Fame; Grammy Noms Coming Dec. 7

The Recording AcademyClassic albums by Fleetwood Mac, Bob Dylan and The Band, Roberta Flack, The Pretenders and The Grateful Dead, as well as songs by James Brown, Jimmy Buffett, The Zombies and The O’Jays are among the recordings that will be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016. Each year, the Recording Academy recognizes singles and albums that ... Read More »

James Taylor Scheduled to Perform on “The Late Show” Tonight

Credit: Timothy WhiteJames Taylor is all over television this month. Following his appearance on Guitar Center Sessions this past Friday on Audience TV and the debut of his Austin City Limits performance Saturday on PBS, the singer/songwriter is set to visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight. Taylor will be The Late Show’s musical guest, while actors Sharon Stone ... Read More »

Carly Simon Confirms “You’re So Vain” Is About Warren Beatty — and Two Other Guys

Image Courtesy of Iris RecordsIn her famous 1972 song “You’re So Vain,” Carly Simon sings about a former lover whom she suggests is so egotistical, he “probably think[s] this song is about” him. But the singer/songwriter, who’s been romantically involved with many famous men over the years, has never divulged just who the chart-topping song is about. Until now. Simon ... Read More »

Rod Stewart Joins Lineup of 2015 BBC Music Awards

Credit: Penny LancasterRod Stewart has been added to the lineup of artists who will perform at the second annual BBC Music Awards. The ceremony will take place on December 10 at Genting Arena in Birmingham, England. “I’m really looking forward to performing at the BBC Music Awards,” Stewart says in a statement. “Birmingham is a terrific city and what a ... Read More »

Barry Manilow Announces 2016 US Dates for His One Last Time! Tour

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Dan Harr/Stiletto EntertainmentBarry Manilow launched a farewell trek last year called the One Last Time! tour and now the legendary pop singer has decided to hit the road one more time! The 2016 leg of Manilow’s tour will get under way on January 28 in Pensacola, Florida, and currently is plotted out through a February 19 show in Wichita, Kansas. ... Read More »

Jeff Lynne’s ELO Performing on “The Tonight Show” This Evening

Credit: Rob ShanahanJeff Lynne’s ELO will be the musical guest this evening on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, which airs on NBC at 11:35 p.m. ET/10:35 p.m. CT. The band, which is a new incarnation of Lynne’s old group the Electric Light Orchestra, released a studio album called Alone in the Universe on Friday. Before ELO’s performance, host Jimmy ... Read More »

Kenny Rogers Proclaimed CMT’s Artist of a Lifetime

Credit: Piper FergusonCMT will honor Kenny Rogers as its Artist of a Lifetime next month, during the 2015 edition of the network’s Artists of the Year event. CMT has only given out the award once before, to Merle Haggard in 2014. “You go through your life and your career and you try to do the right things and make the ... Read More »